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WW2 Atlantic Wall Military Fortress – Destination Summer Island [Ep. 4]

WW2 Atlantic Wall Military Fortress – Destination Summer Island [Ep. 4]

Spåkenes coastal fort is a ruined coastal fortress built by German forces during World War II in Northern Norway. Spåkenes lies on the Spåkenes peninsula, which extends to the middle of the fjord Lyngen. It is on the hill Storbakken, the highest point of Spåkenes. Spåkenes is located on the border of Gáivuotna–Kåfjord and Nordreisa in Troms county. The nearest village is Djupvik. Spåkenes is open to visitors and has two marked paths that present the history of the fort…

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Solo Motorcycle Trip To Norway – Destination Summer Island [Ep. 3]

Solo Motorcycle Trip To Norway – Destination Summer Island [Ep. 3]

In this episode, I took very many videos and photographs of the Sommaroya. It is an island with a small fishing village. And then I headed east, through the city of Tromssa and then through the most beautiful landscape with high mountains and the Norwegian Sea. I reached my destination, the Spåkenes cape. There lies the famous ruins from the Second World War era, the German Spåkenes Coastal Fort.

A Motorcyclist’s Guide to the Best North Norway Destinations

A Motorcyclist’s Guide to the Best North Norway Destinations

The Beauty of Northern Norway Welcome to the northernmost region of Norway, an exquisite destination world-known for its stunning natural beauty. There’s a reason people refer to this region as “The Land of the Midnight Sun.” Northern Norway is a region of extremes—from the gentle coastal landscape to the remote and rugged highland regions, from lush green forests to barren tundra. But it’s exactly this diversity—a mere 400 km from North Cape in the north to Lindesnes in the south—that…

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Norway by motorcycle

Norway by motorcycle

With stunning scenery, twisting mountainous routes, and nearly faultless asphalt, Norway is a destination for riders looking to push themselves past the (relative) comfort of being closer to home on the continent.The best time to visit is from mid-June to mid-August. I visited at the mid of July, the weather hot, really hot. More than 30 degrees of Celsius when riding over the high plains. The colder it becomes the further north you go, so expect temperatures closer to early…

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The Raatejutaus I

The Raatejutaus I

When my friend informed me that there are still some places for the upcoming motorcycle trip/gathering, the Raatejutaus I, I was still hesitating. From the previous trips, which he has organised I learnt that there will be many participants and a tight schedule to visit and see places. Namely war historical sites and monuments. I was thinking my interests to war history overall and noticed that there might be some good opportunity to learn our history and what my ancestors…

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